Bankruptcy Stats – Bergen County – Takes the Lead in Chapter 7 Bankruptcies 12 months ending November 2019 for all of New Jersey
Chapter 7 Bankruptcies:
Business: Bergen County in 1st place with 60: Middlesex and Union Counties had zero
Consumer: Bergen County in 1st place with 1452 with Essex County a close 2nd at 1400.
Chapter 11 Bankruptcies
Business: Bergen County in 1st place with 40 business;
Consumer: Bergen County had 15
Chapter 13 Bankruptcies
Business: Essex and Hudson were tied for first place with 6 – Atlantic, Cape May, Sussex, Middlesex and Union Counties had zero
Consumer: Camden County took the lead with 1,019 – Union County had zero consumer Bankruptcies
For all of New Jersey, there were a total of 24,458 business and Consumer Bankruptcies combined.
Data from US. Bankruptcy Court; District of New Jersey